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 By Derek McKissock    News    June 14, 2018 

Public Hearing Held On County Budget

The courthouse, education funding and fire district tax rates dominated Tuesday's public hearing on the proposed $51.2 million Transylvania County general fund budget for the 2019 fiscal year, which...

 
 By Matthew McGregor    News    June 14, 2018 

Firing Range Planned For City Property

A new open-air firing range for the Brevard Police Department is being built behind the city's water treatment plant off Cathey's Creek Road, and it has two neighbors concerned. Brevard Police Chief...

 
 By Matt McGregor    News    June 14, 2018 

Judge Hands Down Prison Sentences After Hearing Pleas

Judge Bradley Letts heard a handful of pleas Monday during the Transylvania County Superior Court term, which lasted just one day. Lana Norton Reese, who pleaded guilty to 14 felony charges, was sentenced to 44 to 66 months in prison. Reese pleaded...

 
 Arts    June 14, 2018 

Duck Race To Benefit TC Arts Council Youth Programs

The Transylvania Community Arts Council has announced that ducks are now available to sponsor for the big race on July 4. The Duck Race will be held at Brevard College near the gymnasium on Kings Cree...

 
 Arts    June 14, 2018 

Dori Freeman Takes Stage At The Library Summer Concert Series

The Transylvania County Library's Summer Concert Series is in gear and the Friends of the Library are proud to host singer-songwriter Dori Freeman this Friday, June 15, at 7:30 p.m. at the library's...

 

Farmers' Market Celebrates Dads

This Saturday, June 16, the Transylvania Farmers’ Market celebrates dads from 8 a.m. to noon, with a Father’s Day Celebration. The morning’s free event includes: •Free treats (cookies by Tastebud Temptations) and free drawings for market...

 
 News    June 14, 2018 

Habitat Showhouse, Sale Set For Saturday

The Transylvania Habitat for Humanity third annual showhouse and sale will be held Saturday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the home of John and Barbara Walter, located at 1364 Salola Lane. This...

 

Get Ready, Get Set, Go... To The Best Book Sale In The South Set For Saturday

Book lovers will swoon when the doors to Brevard College's Boshamer Gym open this Saturday at 10 a.m. for the AAUW Book Sale. "Oh my goodness. I had no idea how huge this is and it's all organized....

 

Two Ruth Jones Memorial Scholarships Awarded

Conserving Carolina has awarded two scholarships to Julia Smith and Kaylin Lewandowski, of Brevard High School and Rosman High School, respectively. The two local graduates each received a one-time award of $1,500. The memorial scholarship was...

 

Blue Ridge Community College Honors Law Enforcement Training Graduates

The Blue Ridge Community College Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program recently graduated 11 cadets. Family, friends, faculty and staff were present as the college honored the college's 32nd...

 

Brevard High School Class Of 1948 Holds Its 70th Reunion

The 1948 graduates of Brevard High School held their 70th reunion on June 8, 2018 at Pisgah Fish Camp from noon to 3 p.m. There were 77 members of the class at graduation. Fifty-five of those are now...

 
 News    June 14, 2018 

Wells Fargo Grants Funding For 'Families & Money' Collaborative

On May 12, Wells Fargo granted $6,000 to United Way of Transylvania County to fund the 'Families & Money' collaborative program. The Families & Money program is a United Way of Transylvania...

 

EXIT Mountain Realty To Raise Funds To Benefit Transylvania Habitat For Humanity

EXIT Realty Corp. International has announced that it has committed to match funds raised by EXIT Mountain Realty to benefit the Transylvania Habitat for Humanity. EXIT Mountain Realty, with locations in Brevard and Hendersonville, is part of the...

 

Legal notices: June 14, 2018

STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF TRANSYLVANIA IN THE GENERAL COURT OF JUSTICE SUPERIOR COURT DIVISION FILE NO. 18E194 EXECUTOR’S –- ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTICE Having qualified as Co-Administrators of the Estate of Carolyn McCall Austin of...

 
 By Brooke Burrows    Outdoors    June 14, 2018 

Anglers Protect And Catch French Broad Fish

(This article is the fourth of five on the French Broad River. The articles will be published every Thursday through June 21 to highlight the French Broad River and promote the Upper French Broad...

 

Church Directory

ANGLICAN ST. PATRICK’S ANGLICAN CHURCH Level B, Hollingsworth Building, 147 East Main St., Brevard Rev. Nicholas R Henderson, Vicar SUN-9:30a.m. Study;Wed–Noon Service 10:30a.m. Holy Eucharist 828-687-0115 ASSEMBLY OF GOD DESTINY CHRISTIAN... Full story

 
 News    June 14, 2018 

Audio Recordings Of Government Meetings

The Transylvania Times is pleased to provide the most up-to-date recordings from recent government meetings. For a complete listing of recordings, visit https://soundcloud.com/tran...

 

Support Group Meetings In Transylvania County

AA Meetings - every day of week: for information on meeting, places and times. 885-2788 • www.aabrevardnc.org. AA Meeting - Fireside Group, Sundays 11 a.m. at United Community Bank Building, Straus Park, 1225 Asheville Highway. 885-2788. AA... Full story

 

Clubs And Organizations In Transylvania County

American Legion & Auxiliary, meets first Monday of each month, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7 p.m. meeting, Legion Hall, 55 E. Jordan St. Now a non-smoking facility. American Association of University Women AAUW branch meetings are held at the Lutheran Church of... Full story

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 11, 2018

Brevard High Welcomes 184 Graduates

Rain threatened but never materialized at the Brevard Music Center Friday evening as 184 graduates from Brevard High heard words of praise, thanks and encouragement before receiving their diplomas...

 

Home Food Preservation Classes Being Offered At TCE

Food preservation had been around since ancient times and various methods have been handed down through the generations as a means of saving produce to feed a family during the winter months. Often, the methods that have been passed down have been...

 
 By John Lanier    News    June 11, 2018

School Board Upset At Funding Formula

During their meeting at Brevard High School last Monday evening, some members of the Transylvania County Board of Education expressed their displeasure regarding the budget process at both the local and state level. Board Chair Tawny McCoy said that...

 

County's Latest Jobless Numbers Fall Below 4 Percent

Transylvania County’s jobless rate in April was 3.6 percent, down from 4.2 percent the previous month, according to preliminary figures from the state Department of Commerce. The local jobless numbers only take into account those who qualify for...

 

State Results For The N.C. Summer Special Olympics Released

The 2018 Special Olympics North Carolina Summer Games concluded June 3 in Raleigh, Cary, Morrisville and Holly Springs, ending a weekend of competition for nearly 1,900 athletes and Unified partners from across the state in athletics, bowling,...

 

Summer Adult Basketball League Officially Underway

Last week, the 2018 season for the Transylvania County adult recreation basketball league kicked off featurning a dozen teams and some of the top talent in western North Carolina. Opening night was last Monday, with followup games being played...

 

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